Department of Social Services

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Social Work Board - Assistant Behavior Analyst or Paraprofessional The effect of the rules will be to establish rules for the Assistant Behavior Analyst or Paraprofessional. For Social Workers, the effect of the rules will be to remove language related to licensure by equivalency, update to the most recent code of ethics, remove the fee schedule for examinations not conducted by the department, revise language for continuing education to allow more hours via online providers, and removes prior Board approval for preparation or publication of a professional social work topic or paper. 10/15/2018 11/20/2018 10/15/2018
Economic Assistance, Medical Services, and Child Care Services The effects of the rules will be to update certain rules to reflect annual changes, update terminology and other language to align with current practice and provide clarification, update citations, add categories of eligible providers for mental health services, clarify coverage for collateral contacts for mental health services, add child development to required orientation training for child care providers, establish a single method for the valuation of life estates for the Medicaid program, repeal duplicate rules, expand income eligibility for child care services, incorporate the reauthorized child care services block grant requirements into rule, replace annual submission of ICAPs within the CHOICES Medicaid waiver program with an ICAP submission requirement upon initiation of services, as individual’s needs change and every three years, clarify annual redetermination requirements for the CHOICES waiver, and update citations throughout. 10/19/2018 11/20/2018 10/29/2018